Secretary of State

Secretary of State

UW Information School and Oculus VR Recreating the Way Readers View the Library

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Oculus has donated 50 of its virtual reality (VR) headsets to the State Library, which is installing them in a select number of library districts around Washington. ...
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First Inmate Released to Spokane with Library Card in Hand

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Inmates getting out of prison in Washington often report a stigma that hampers their ability to successfully reintegrate into society. Thanks to a recent partnership between the Washington State Library and Spokane Public Library, at least one aspect of that challenge is being overcome. ...
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Washington State Student Mock Election Runs Oct. 31-Nov. 4

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The Mock Election happens a week before the end of the General Election, and the kids’ results sometimes offer an accurate glimpse on how adults may vote – or not. ...
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Washington Conservation Voters Endorses Tina Podlodowski for Washington Secretary of State

Tina Podlodowski and family
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Washington Conservation Voters announced Friday the sole endorsement of Tina Podlodowski, Democrat for Secretary of State. ...
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Washington Students ‘Feel the Bern’ in Presidential Primary Mock Election

Two students at Mount Erie Elementary School celebrate after voting in the mock election.
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Bernie Sanders gathered 70.6 percent of the students’ votes to easily defeat fellow Democrat Hillary Clinton, who took in 29.4 percent. ...
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Hillary Clinton’s Favorability Rating Sinks to 41% Low, Remains Frontrunner

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As Clinton continues to field inquiries from the media and government into her email use as secretary of state, her favorable rating among national adults has fallen to near-record lows. ...
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Clinton Announces 2016 Campaign, Same-Sex Couples Featured in Video

Hillary Clinton has announced her run for president in 2016
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Hillary Clinton has announced her run for president in 2016. Her announcement video features same-sex couples. ...
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Hillary Clinton Expected to Announce 2016 Presidential Bid on Social Media

Hillary Clinton is expected to announce her bid for 2016 Sunday.
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Clinton is expected to begin her campaign with a video message on social media and a visit to early primary states next week. ...
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Equality California Endorses Hillary Clinton for 2016

Hillary Clinton/Photo: Steph Brusig
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A new Gallup poll released March 13, 2015 showed that Clinton was the “clear leader in favorability among democrats” leading into the 2016 election. ...
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Randy Berry Announced First-Ever Special Envoy for LGBT Rights

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The special envoy will be tasked with advancing the State Department’s initiatives to protect the human rights of LGBT people. ...
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